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Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates

Edwin Warfield Beitzell

Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates

by Edwin Warfield Beitzell

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Published in [Abell, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Edwin W. Beitzell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE616.L8 B45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 217 p.
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5303459M
    LC Control Number72085750

    Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates in the state of Maryland, to Search For Prisoners. Online searchable database of prisoners in Andersonville prison camp in Andersonville, Georgia and Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland. A book by John F. Walter. The Johnson's Island Memorial Project. Sandusky Bay, Ohio. Civil War prison. I wanted to know more. I stopped at all the historical markers on the peninsula, including the reconstructed Fort Lincoln. I visited the museum, which sells reprints of Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates, a reference book I'd glanced at in the Leonardtown Library. I couldn't find Thomas in the index, but this wonderful reference is an.

    Aug 13,  · Memorial for POINT LOOKOUT MD. CONFEDERATE PRISON CAMP. at ogmaexpo.com - For the many of thousands who died there-unnecessarily- after reading more about the miserable- UNION camps-I realize that they were far worse than the one so mentioned and used to condemn the CONFEDERATES i.e.. ANDERSONVILLE PRISON. Frequently, after having had too much to drink, they would gamble with the skull bones as stakes '"Pt. Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates" pg. , by Edwin Beitzell. The monument includes 12 bronze tablets inscribed with the names and command of 3, known Confederate soldiers and sailors, and 44 civilians who were buried at the ogmaexpo.comon: Scotland, St. Mary's County, Maryland, USA, .

    Aug 15,  · records of the federal prisoner-of-war military prisons and prison camps 7 lin. ft. ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY Established: As an independent activity of the War Department, by War Department General Order 67, June 17, , replacing an officer detailed as Commissary General of Prisoners under the Quartermaster General. Suggested Reading: Point Lookout Prison Camp For Confederates by Edwin Beitzel; Echoes The Gray Book - A Confederate Catechism by Lyon Tyler; this page in its entirety or in part is prohibited without written permission from the Descendants of Point Lookout Organization.


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Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates [Edwin W. Beitzell] on ogmaexpo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book is the first complete history of the prison camp for Confederates at Point Lookout, Maryland and it is entirely factual. The data outlining the terrible sufferings of the prisoners which resulted in over deaths in a period of less than two years that the prison was /5(4).

Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates. After the battle of Gettysburg in July,the Federal Government established a prison camp for Confederates at Point Lookout, Maryland.

This book is the first complete history of that camp. Descendants of Point Lookout Prisoners of War and Friends. Since no major prisons had been built or facilities converted since the Confederate defeats at Fort Henry and Fort Donelson inQuartermaster General Meigs ordered Brig.

Gen. Daniel H. Rucker, chief quartermaster, to establish a prison camp at Point Lookout, Maryland, which would hold 10, prisoners.

Point Lookout State Park is a public recreation area and historic preserve occupying Point Lookout, the southernmost tip of a peninsula formed by the confluence of Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River in St. Mary's County, Maryland. The state park preserves the site of an American Civil War prisoner of war camp and the Point Lookout Light, which was built in Location: Saint Mary's, Maryland, United States.

Jul 30,  · Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates at ogmaexpo.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(4). Point Lookout, Union POW camp for Confederate soldiers, was established after the Battle of Gettysburg and was open from August to June It is located along the coast of Maryland only five feet above sea level, on approximately 30 acres of level land.

It was the largest Union POW camp and one of the most secure, as it was surrounded on three sides by water from the Chesapeake. Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for ogmaexpo.coms: 0. Get this from a library. Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates.

[Edwin Warfield Beitzell]. Aug 26,  · The prison camp opened in and initially housed Confederate prisoners of war captured at the Battle of Gettysburg. Point Lookout eventually grew to be the Union’s largest prison camp, hitting a peak population of 20, inmates in June of (Point Lookout State Park History).

Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates was located on a low, sandy spit of land in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, separating the Chesapeake Bay from the Potomac River. Surrounded on three sides by water, its beautiful sandy beaches belied a mosquito problem created by nearby swamps. Below is a list of links to pages listing those who died at Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates.

It is only a list of 3, names that the Union officers left us as having died at Point Lookout. From prisoners' letter and diaries, we have learned that over 14, died while in this POW Camp. Brief history of Point Lookout, Maryland --Wartime sentiments in St.

Mary's County --Establishment of Hammond General Hospital and prisoner of war depot --Life in the prison camp --Attempt to free the prisoners at Point Lookout --Diary and other accounts of prison life --The prison camp as seen by the north --Confederate dead at Point Lookout.

Maryland did not secede, although this part of the state was decidedly pro-Confederate. Nonetheless, the Union used the point for a hospital, fort, and, after Gettysburg in Julyprisoner-of-war camp.

POW Camp. Most famously, the Union's largest prisoner-of-war camp was hastily constructed and managed for about two years at Point Lookout. Point Lookout Prison Camp For Confederates Book - - Yahoo Image Search Results Point Lookout Prison Camp For Confederates Book - - Yahoo Image Search Results POINT LOOKOUT MD.

CONFEDERATE PRISON CAMP. - Fold3 See more. Yahoo Image Search. Louis Xvi Civil War Art 18th Century Money Point Lookout Sacks Minions Maryland Poems.

Dec 17,  · My wife and I recently published a book on the largest prisoner of war camp for Confederates in the North. At one point, over 20, young men were incarcerated in the camp.

Two other books have been published but they were highly bias and larger tomes. We wanted to write a shorter book for the. Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates.

Edwin Warfield Beitzell 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Lookout Prison Camp March Mary's County Maryland Miss Monday monument N. Art N. Cav negro Northern Neck officers paroled Peyton Point Lookout Prison Potomac Potomac River prisoners at Point.

The following pages are taken from the book entitled "Point Lookout POW Camp for Confederates" by Edwin Beitzell. Please bear in mind, this is a partial list of those who**DIED** there, not a list of the approximately 52, who were imprisoned at Point Lookout.

As of yet, to our knowledge, no such complete list exists. Point Lookout Prison Camp For Confederates Book - - Yahoo Image Search Results Point Lookout Prison Camp For Confederates Book - - Yahoo Image Search Results Probably the best book on the subject is "Death Camp of the North: The Elmira Civil War Prison Camp" by Michael Horigan.

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Mary's County, on the barren peninsula where the Potomac River joins Chesapeake Bay. The camp was convenient to the battlefields in the East and therefore became the largest Union prison. ogmaexpo.com: Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates () by Edwin W.

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